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running local programs with javascript

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This question may seem rudimentary, but does anyone know
how to run programs local to the client computer using
JavaScript? Thanx
Jul 20 '05 #1
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In article <Iy***************@nwrdny02.gnilink.net>,
"Yang Li" <yu*********@verizon.net> wrote:
This question may seem rudimentary, but does anyone know
how to run programs local to the client computer using
JavaScript? Thanx


Like maybe

<onMouseover="javascript: format c:/; return">

See why it's not a good idea?
Jul 20 '05 #2

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In article <Iy***************@nwrdny02.gnilink.net>,
yu*********@verizon.net enlightened us with...
This question may seem rudimentary, but does anyone know
how to run programs local to the client computer using
JavaScript? Thanx


Using IE, ActiveX, and WSH, it can be done, but may require security
permissions and knowledge of the exact location of the program,
depending.

I recently posted how to open Excel and a chm file (separeate posts).
You can search the archives.

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Jul 20 '05 #3

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